CV

List of Works

2012
Centripede
collaboration with Paul Shepherd
Even if my hands were full of truths [experimental documentary]
2011
Hemisphere
collaboration with Paul Shepherd
2009
Retrato Oficial 2  [experimental documentary]
2007
Mr. Edison′s Ear [experimental documentary]
2006
In the Kingdom of Shadows [experimental]
2005
BOY [experimental documentary]
2004
Nazia—Doctor with Borders, [11.5 minute segment of 50 minute documentary]
Swing [animation]
Dominion [experimental]
2003
Does this mean we′re going together? [experimental]
2002
She was so young back then [experimental]
Retrato Oficial 1 [experimental]
1995
Miami Blues [music video for Andrew Whiteman]
1991
Cuentos de mi Niñez—Tales From My Childhood [experimental documentary]

Media Arts Festivals, Galleries and Solo and Selected Group Screenings

2012
Retrato Oficial 2: Lakino—Latin American Film Festival Berlin
Centripede: Nuit Blanche, hosted by van Elslander Carter Architects
Even if my hands were full of truths: LIFT 30×30 Screening, Museum London and the Art Gallery of Ontario
2011
The Moving Images of Francisca Duran (solo show): Canadian Film Institute—Cafe Ex
Hemisphere: Nuit Blanche, hosted by van Elslander Carter Architects
BOY: Canadiana, Visions of the Country by Independent Filmmakers, Art Gallery of Alberta
2010
Retrato Oficial: Signal and Noise; Rotterdam; Oberhausen, Reframing the Archive Conference McMaster University
In the Kingdom of Shadows: Original/Primitive group show, Ben Russell Gallery, Chicago
2009
Various works screened at: A Fragile Transition: Past and Present in Chilean Canadian Cinema WNDX
In the Kingdom of Shadows: Signal and Noise, Vancouver
Retrato Oficial 2: Images Festival, Toronto
Mr. Edison′s Ear: 44th International Popular and Scientific Documentary Film Festival, Jihlava, Czech Republic
2008
In the Kingdom of Shadows: Experimenta—London International Film Festival
Mr. Edison′s Ear: DOK Leipzig; Hot Docs
Cuentos, BOY: Double Vision (CFMDC/Images Retrospective, London UK/London Ontario)
2007
In the Kingdom of Shadows: Worldwide Short Film Festival
2006
In the Kingdom of Shadows: Ann Arbor Film Festival
BOY: Calgary $100 Film Festival
Does this mean we′re going together: Calgary′s $100 Film Festival
2005
Retrato Oficial 1: The 51st Robert Flaherty Film Seminar: Cinema and History: Piling Wreckage Upon Wreckage
She was so young back then: San Francisco Art Institute; Best of LIFT $99 Film Festival tour
BOY: Alucine
Swing: Alucine
2004
She was so young back then: The No Excuses $99 Film Festival Tour
Does this mean we′re going together: The LIFT No Excuses $99 Film Festival Tour
2003
Cuentos de Mi Niñez: Durham Art Gallery; Our Own September 11th Winnipeg Film Group
She was so young back then: Images Film Festival
Retrato Oficial 1: Images Film Festival; Our Own September 11th Winnipeg Film Group

Additional Group and Festival Screenings‚ Cuentos de Mi Niñez (Tales From My Childhood)

Experimenting Women, Pacific Cinematheque, Vancouver, 1996; Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto Carte Blanche—Ontario Cinematheque Toronto, 1995; Allegheny College, Meadsville Pennsylvania, 1995; Narrative Signs—The London Filmmakers  Co-op London England, 1994; Sappho Speaks‚—The National Film Board; 1994; Independent Film and Video Alliance Conference, Toronto, 1994; Glenbow Museum, 1993; Calgary Status of Women, Calgary, 1992;
Festivals: Toronto International Film Festival 1991 + 1993 (retrospective); Hispanic Film Festival, 1993, 1994; Images, 1992, One World Film Festival, 1992; Ann Arbor Film Festival, 1991; Kingston International Film Festival, 1991, Vancouver International Film Festival, 1991; Montreal International Film Festival; 1991 Yorkton, 1991

Collections

Mr Edison′s Ear and Cuentos De Mi Niñez: Hotdocs Online Library
Cuentos De Mi Niñez:Queen′s University Department of Film Studies

Broadcasts

2005/2006 Doctor with Borders: OMNI Television Documentary Signature Series
1992—4 Cuentos de mi Niñez: Women′s Television Network, TVOntario, CBC

Commissions

2011
Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) 30th Anniversary: Even if my hands were full of truths
2006
LIFT, Film is Dead! Long Live Film!: In the kingdom of shadows
2003
Images Festival‚ One-minute Movies: Retrato Oficial 1
1999
Cineworks Independent Film Society
Omnibus Project, Vancouver at the Turn of the Century: BOY

Awards

2008
York University Faculty of Graduate Studies Thesis Prize
1992
Cuentos de mi Niñez: TVOntario Telefest, First Prize Short Documentary;
1991
Cuentos de mi Niñez: Kingston International Film Festival, Local Heroes First Prize; Regina
National Student Film and Video Showcase, First Prize Documentary and First Prize Film

Community Committee Experience

2011
Alucine Film Festival, jury member
2011
Canada Council peer review jury
2007
present–Co-chair Board of Directors, Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre
2007
Selection Committee‚ LIFT production grant, Cinema + Disjunction
1997–1999
Board of Directors, Cineworks Independent Film Society, Vancouver
1992–1993
Board of Directors, Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto

Education

Present
OCADU Continuing Studies Digital Media Certificate
2007
M.F.A. Department of Film, Faculty of Fine Arts, York University, Awarded York University Faculty of Graduate Studies Thesis Prize
1991
B.A.H. Department of Film Studies, Faculty of Arts, Queen′s University